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NABGG (Nat'l Assoc. of Black Geologists & Geophysicists) 23rd Annual Conference 9/15 - 9/18, 2004 - Austin, Texas

Author: Robert Johnson

The NABGG (National Association of Black Geologists and Geophysicists) will hold it's 23rd annual conference on Wednesday, September 15 – Saturday, September 18, 2004.

HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) August 18, 2004 -- Please plan to join us, as we convene our 23rd annual meeting that will be held in Austin, Texas with the University of Texas at Austin serving as the host institution. Heralding excellent research and technology, the University of Texas at Austin's Geoscience Department is a world class department that has consistently produced some of the most influential experts in the field of geoscience.

This year's conference theme "Partnering Our Different Worlds" conveys the concept of the connectivity of the different aspects of geoscience in our society, including Oil & Gas, Environmental Sciences, Academia, Professional Societies, and Governmental Agencies.

Some of the highlights include: Keynote Speakers:

-Dr. Sandra K. Johnson, Manager, IBM Linux Technology Center -Dr. Jerry Harris, Head of Geophysics Department, Stanford University -Dr. Edwin Dorn, Dean, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin. -Dr. William L. Fisher, Director of the Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin.

Technical Presentations, Career Fair, Tours, and Community Service Activities

In addition, many Texas state leaders are expected to attend this national convention. The convention promises to be an exciting one, so please begin planning to join us. We hope to see you in Austin!

About NABGG NABGG strives to increase minority representation in the geosciences through partnerships with academia and by mentoring undergraduate as well as graduate students. We are committed to the continuous training and development of aspiring and practicing geoscientists.

Visit NABGG online: www.nabgg.org

NABGG 4212 San Felipe, Suite 420 Houston, Texas 77027-2902 nabgg_us@hotmail.com

About the author: Vice President , NABGG

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